To overview # Warm-ups

Alien, Tiger, Cow


Rock paper scissors


A simple warm-up game to intuitively harmonize the group with one another and to learn about the spirit of the group (Where does the group "move" to).

The game works a bit like the famous "Rock, Paper, Scissors" only with another goal for more than 2 players.

All players stand in a circle. There are three different "figures".

The aliens: Place the fingers of both hands left and right on the head, like little antennas while calling "beep, beep".

The Tiger: make a tiger claw with your hand and "roar" like a tiger.

The Cow: Lay both hands on the stomach and "moo".

A player or the game leader then counts up 1 to 3 At "3", each player mimes one of these 3 figures.

The goal is that all players represent exactly the same figure. The more players in a circle, the longer it may take.


This game can of course also be played with other figures, animals or objects (dinosaurs, James Bond, programmers, refrigerator, jukeboxes, etc.).

The aim of the game can also be reversed and in each round, the players that represent the character that appears least likely, get out.


Improv Comedy Icebreaker Games : Improv Comedy Games: Cow, Alien, Tiger The point of the Cow, Alien, Tiger improv game is to get people to act in the same way and strike the same pose. Learn the improv comedy game Cow, Alien, Tiger in this free theater acting video from a teacher of improvisation. Expert: Shana Merlin Bio: Shana Merlin carries more than 1000 hours of teaching under her belt, and is one of the most experienced and effective improv teachers in Central Texas.

Improvisational Warm Ups : Playing the "Alien, Tiger, Cow" Improv Game
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last update: 2019-02-25
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